Lawyers Say New Digital Pill Raises Consent, Data Security Issues
While acknowledging the possible medical and financial benefits of a pill embedded with a sensor that can tell doctors if and when patients take their prescribed medication, health care and data privacy lawyers warned about consent and data security issues associated with the new technology.
Pennsylvania's Professional Nursing Law does not require a nurse whose license is automatically suspended because of a felony drug conviction to wait 10 years before seeking reinstatement, the state Supreme Court said, rejecting the State Board of Nursing's recently adopted interpretation of the statute.
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